Alumni Achievements

Dr. Kathe Albrecht

  • Elected to the National Advisory Board for the National Museum of Women in the Arts. She will attend her first board meeting in Washington, DC, in April 2018.

  • Participated in a panel at the College Art Association (CAA) conference in a session titled “Digital Humanities in the Classroom: An Exchange.” She discussed “Changing Pedagogy and the Unexpected: Mapping the Classroom of the Future" February, 2016

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Dr. Homer Charles Arnold

  • Paper: “Gone in a Flash, the camera as a tool for making graffiti” at the PhotoHistory/PhotoFuture Conference at The Rochester Institute of Technology. April, 2018

  • Appointed to the position of Lead Researcher and Archivist for the Estate of Michael Brewster. Brewster was a sonic artist active between 1970-2016. His work is in the Guggenheim as well as the Panza Collection in Milan, Italy.

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Dr. Gregory Blair

  • Presented paper “Place-Produced Thought and the Agency of Place” as part of the Regionalist Globalism: Considering the Process of Locality panel, at the 2016 SECAC Conference, Roanoke, VA Oct 19-22, 2016
  • Presented paper, "Place-Produced Thought: The Agency of Place and the Co-Production of Knowledge in Heidegger, Baudrillard, and Others" at the Pacific Association for the Continental Tradition, The Sitka Institute, Sitka, AK, 2016
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Dr. Conny Bogaard

  • Elected to the Board of the Kansas Association of Community Foundations (KACF), December 2017

  • Paper: “The Dialogical Museum: Authority and Answerability in a Multicultural World” for the Tenth International Conference on the Inclusive Museum. Manchester Museum, Manchester, UK. September 15-17, 2017

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Dr. Leonie Bradbury

  • Co-curated: "John Preus: The Beast (Herd Mentality)," at Montserrat College of Art, February 2018

  • Appointed: Director of Art and Creative Initiatives at HUBWeek, Boston, MA November 2016

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Dr. Jean Bundy

  • Paper: “Arctic Environmental Challenges through Virtuality” to be presented at the AICA Congress 2018 in Taiwan. November 2018

  • Solo show at Pleiades Gallery, NYC, October 30 November 24, 2018

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Dr. Amy Cook

  • Currently pursing a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, in hopes of using Existential Therapy in concert with her PhD to assist clients in addressing issues of wellness, creative freedom, relationship navigation, and academic underachievement.
  • Exhibition, Recent Paintings, on view at Biotek Industries, May 2015
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Dr. Mary Anne Davis

  • Currently organizing a traveling exhibition of her Women and Power series to show at independent bookstores and libraries nationally. The first show runs Feb 23 - April 6th at the Chatham Bookstore on Main St. in Chatham, NY (catalog to accompany the exhibitions forthcoming).

  • Paper: “Toward a Theory of Optimism” at the Beverly salon in September 2018. Her article, “The Future Imperfect” will be published in the upcoming annual journal of the Beverly salon, Beverly Philosophy Journal. Vol 1. (Title to come)

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Dr. Kathy Desmond

  • Presented paper, “Theoretical Issues Related to Art and Design: Empathy and Judgment in Contemporary Art Practice” at the PCA/ACA National Conference, April 2017
  • Presented at the “Invisibility and Unfinalizability in the Field of Art and Aesthetics” at The Third Nomadikon and Center for the Ethics of Seeing Conference, Fall 2016
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Dr. Heather E. Dunn

  • Forthcoming publication: “Street Art, Political Activism, and Surveillance” in The Revolution Will Be Live! Social Practice Art in Turbulent Times, edited by Kristina Olson & Eric Schruers (Routledge Press). (peer review) 

  • Publication: "Care-Giving, Human Capital, and Genetically Engineered Children in the Twenty-First Century" in "New Maternalisms": Tales of Motherwork (Dislodging the Unthinkable), edited by Roksana Badruddoja (Demeter Press). ISBN 978-1-77258-000-6 (peer review)

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Dr. Jennifer Ford

  • Paper: “Klimt's Portrait of Adele Bloc-Bauer: The Polyphonic Relationship of a Painting, Its Collectors, and Collections." Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC), Sarasota, FL, October 2014

  • Chaired: IDSVA & Christie's Auction House Symposium “Mapping the Global Art Economy.” January 2014

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Dr. Jennifer Ann Hall

  • Panelist: The Experience of Art featuring Artist-Philosopher Dr. Jennifer Hall in conversation with Dr. Vidette Asher, Neuroscience Researcher, Peabody Essex Museum. Monserrat College, March 1, 2018

  • Published, "Autopoietic Aesthetic as a Lens for Interactive Art "in the forthcoming book, Aesthetics and the Embodied Mind, Springer Verlag, Düsseldorf ,Germany, Fall 2015

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Arlinda Henderson, M.Phil

  • Presented paper, "Display Holography in Art Practice: An Exploration of Interference," The Image Conference, University of California at Berkeley, October 29-30, 2015
  • Presented paper “The Interference of Art” Crossing Boundaries: Inclusion, Exclusion, Marginalization and the Hegemonic Making of Societies of Difference, Masaryk University, Czech Republic, Sept. 13, 2014
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Dr. Jason Hoelscher

  • Paper: “Art as Information Ecology” at the SLSA (Society for Literature, Science and the Arts) Europe conference at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, June 2018

  • Panel Chair: “Art and Aesthetics in the Era of Artificial Intelligence” at the SECAC conference, Birmingham Alabama, October 2018

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